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26648: Simidor (forward): Haiti, Grassroots Politics and Elections (fwd)
From: daniel simidor <email@example.com>
Yannick Etienne--a representative of Batay Ouvriye, the Haitian labor movement
that has been organizing workers and peasants throughout Haiti and in the
Dominican-owned maquiladoras in
border "free trade zone"--is in the US this week speaking on the radio and in
person about grassroots struggles in occupied Haiti.
1. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 7:25 am
With host Deepa Fernandes on WBAI's popular "Wakeup Call," as part of a
series on the debate within the Haitian progressive community.
Radio: 99.5 FM in New York City.
Live streaming (click on "listen on line"): http://www.wbai.org
2. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 9-10 pm
On "Fowom Ouvriye" ("Workers' Forum") on Radio Lakay. In Creole.
Radio subcarrier: 96.3 on FM band in New York City
Live streaming: http://www.radiolakay.com
(Radio Lakay is changing its website--the live streaming may not be available,
or you may get a different website. We apologize if you are unable to listen.)
3. Friday, Nov. 25, 6 pm
Forum: "Haiti: Elections Under Occupation, a Grassroots Perspective"
At Church of the Evangel Community Hall
1950 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
(between Winthrop and Hawthorne Streets;
take the 2 train to Winthrop Street)
What is at stake in the US-backed elections currently scheduled for early
December? How is the popular movement organizing to oppose the ongoing US-UN
military occupation? How should people
here support the popular struggles? Why are Haitian immigrants being massively
deported from the Dominican Republic at this time?
Donation at the door ? no one turned away.
Organized by the Grassroots Haiti Solidarity Committee
Cosponsored by the Batay Ouvriye Solidarity Network, the Brooklyn Greens, New
York CISPES (Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador), Nicaragua
Solidarity Network of Greater New York, SELA (the Haitian Information Center),
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